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December 28, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 28th December 2016

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 28th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Passport to reform"
  • Reform - a change that is intended to make a system work more effectively
  • Progressive - developing or happening gradually (slowly)
  • Overdue - if something is overdue, it should have been done before now
  • Impersonation - to attempt to cheat someone by pretending that you are another person
  • Bureaucratic - involving a lot of complicated rules, details, and processes
  • Impediments - something that makes progress, movement, or achieving something difficult or impossible
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Cumbersome - slow or complicated and therefore inefficient.
  • Pose - to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty
  • Severe - causing very great pain, difficulty, worry, damage, etc
  • Knock on the doors - to visit / to call for help
  • Remedy - a solution to a particular problem
  • Specious - seeming to be right or true, but really wrong or false
  • Harassment - behaviour that annoys or upsets someone
  • Routine - a usual or fixed way of doing things
  • Renewing - to arrange for something to continue for a longer period of time
  • Laborious - needing a lot of time and effort
  • Insist - to say strongly or demand forcefully, especially when others disagree with or oppose what you say
  • Consent - permission
  • Decree - a judgment made by a court of law
  • Comprising - to consists two or more things / people
  • Crucial - extremely important or necessary
  • Stipulation - to say exactly how something must be or must be done
  • Obsolete - not in use any more
  • Attested - to give proof or be evidence that something is true
  • Notary - an official who has the legal authority to say that documents are correctly signed or true
  • Magistrate - a person who acts as a judge in a law court that deals with crimes that are less serious
  • Jettison - to get rid of something or someone that is not wanted or needed
  • Orphaned children - children whose parents are dead
  • Orphanage - a home for children whose parents are dead or unable to care for them
  • Adopted - an adopted child has been legally taken by another family to be taken care of as their own child
  • Surrogate - a woman who has a baby for another person who is unable to become pregnant or have a baby
  • In lieu of - instead of
  • Irritant - something that causes trouble or makes you annoyed
  • Ultimately -  finally
  • Ought to - have to
  • Obtain - to get something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Behind Pakistan’s CPEC offer"
  • Shun - to avoid something
  • Enmity - a feeling of strong dislike or opposition between people
  • Goodwill - friendly and helpful feelings
  • Gesture - a movement that communicates a feeling
  • Exhorting - to strongly encourage someone to do something
  • At face value - for what something appears to be
  • Dialogue - formal talks between opposing countries, political groups, etc
  • Bilaterally - involving two groups or countries
  • Deteriorated - to become worse
  • Considerably - a lot
  • Play down - to try to make a problem or difficult situation seem less important than it is
  • Significance - importance
  • Dissuade - to make someone not to do something
  • Objectionable - unpleasant and offensive
  • Disputed territory - an area that different countries claim belongs to them, so that there is a disagreement or war between them
  • Rapidly - happening, moving, or acting quickly
  • Embrace - to completely accept something such as a new belief, idea, or way of life
  • Obstructionist - actions or behaviour that is intended to slow down or stop the progress of something
  • Rhetorically - without expecting or needing an answer
  • Allegation -  a statement, made without giving proof, that someone has done something wrong or illegal
  • Subversion - the act of trying to destroy or damage an established system or government
  • Nodal - at a place where lines, systems, or paths meet
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Blindside -  to give someone an unpleasant surprise by doing something that they were not expecting

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